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Technology Resources for Special Learning Needs in the Adult Education Classroom

This webinar was delivered in order to help education professionals discover a variety of technology resources and ways to incorporate them into your adult education classrooms. There was be an emphasis on special learning needs application although the technology resources and classroom applications will be appropriate for ESL, ABE, and ASE students. The presenters provided a tutorial on each of the resources. Handouts with clear instructions and with resources are also available for download.

An archived version of the webinar can be found at the following link:
Technology Resources for Special Learning Needs in the Adult Education Classroom

Additional Resources are available at the links below:
Technology Ides for Special Learning Needs Slideshow
Applications and Resources Document

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ICAPS Support Webinar Series

The ICAPS Support Webinar Series was designed to provide information to administrators, instructors, and counselors working in ICAPS programs or at institutions considering the development of an ICAPS program.  In this Webinar Series experts from the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support, the Southern Illinois Professional Development Center, and active ICAPS programs shared their knowledge and experience on several different topics.  Archived versions of the Webinars and their resources can be found below.

Building Capacity of Existing ICAPS Programs

This webinar was a discussion with existing ICAPS programs that addressed pressing employment/training needs, considerations for expanding capacity of programs, creative programming ideas, and asked how to fully serve students within the current fiscal climate.

The webinar was held on April 20, at 10:00 AM.

The archived version of the webinar and the presentation slideshow can be found below:

Building Capacity of Existing ICAPS Programs Webinar

Building Capacity of Existing ICAPS Model One Programs Slideshow

Tips for Successful Development and Delivery of an ICAPS Support Course

In this Webinar a panel of experienced ICAPS teams explained what an ICAPS Support Course is, and discussed the purpose, the components , and the outcomes of the course. These veteran programs described what they learned through practice, what tools are available for your use, and shared their successful strategies.

The webinar was held on April 13, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

An archived version of the webinar and presentation materials has been provided below:

Tips for Successful Development and Delivery of an ICAPS Support Course Webinar

 

Effective Strategies for Team Teachers

This panel discussion included experienced team teachers sharing their experiences and answering your questions. The discussion covered topics that can assist in the implementation of a team teaching model or that can be used to help you overcome difficulties you have encountered in your ICAPS program.

The webinar was held on May 3, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

An archived version of the webinar and presentation materials has been provided below:

Effective Strategies for Team Teachers Webinars

Effective Strategies for Team Teachers Slideshow

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ICSPS Spring Events 2017

ICSPS has created a document to market upcoming events.  An archived version of the flier with information about the spring events can be found below:

ICSPS Spring Events Document

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Early School Leaver Transition Program Reboot Meeting

The Early School Leaver Transition Program Reboot was held on  November 30, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, in Normal, Illinois.  The Reboot offered an opportunity for recipients of the The Early School Leaver Transition Program Grant (ESLTP) to share their experiences with one another, to identify new resources available to their programs, and to attend professional development on key issues of program and student support.

The resources shared at the reboot can be found below:
Reboot Power Point Presentation
NET Employability Skills Resource Toolkit

Additional training was also provided on Web Accessibility.  Those resources can be found at the following link:
ICSPS Electronic and Web Accessibility Webinar Series Webpage

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Civil Rights Top 10 Documents

ICSPS has developed this series of documents to provide information on key elements of Civil Rights compliance standards.  Each document has a number of facts related to an important requirement of civil rights legislation and points you in the direction of resources related to that topic.  The documents can be found below:

Top Ten Things to Know About Grievance Procedures Document

Top Ten Things to Know About the Notice of Nondiscrimination Document

Top Ten Things to Know About Web Accessibility Document

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Dual Credit Webinar

During this webinar the ICCB CTE team provided an update on the regulations for Dual Credit in Illinois.  The webinar also included a presentation from

The Webinar was originally held on  May 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM.

An archived version of the webinar  and the webinar resources can be found below:

Dual Credit Update Webinar
ICCB Presentation Slideshow
ILACEP Slideshow

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Special Populations Summit

The Special Populations Summit is an opportunity for Career and Technical Education professionals to learn about the innovative initiatives and activities that have been developed through the FY17 Special Populations Support Grant. The Summit will also feature national resources related to serving special populations and resources.

The Summit was held on May 23, 2017  at the Illinois State University Alumni Center in Normal, Illinois.

Resources presented at the Summit can be found at the following links:

Student Mentoring in Community Colleges Slideshow
Coaching for Academic Success: Creating a Culture of Success Slideshow

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Perkins Administrator Meeting

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The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and the Illinois Center for Specialized Professional Support (ICSPS) would like to thank those of you who attended the Perkins Administrator Meeting on March 23rd.

At this meeting we explored the new Uniform Grant Guidance, EDGAR, the Perkins legislation and WIOA’s impact on CTE with our guest speaker Michael Brustein from Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC.

Following the workshop the CTE Team of the ICCB provided an overview of the FY18 Postsecondary Perkins Grant Guidelines, updates on monitoring and upcoming professional development and an opportunity for colleges to meet their ICCB liaison.

The presentation materials have been made available at the following links:
FY 2018 Guidelines Meeting Presentation
CTE Apprenticeships and More
BTM Revised Budget Form

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ICCB Perkins Online Data System (PODS) Workshop

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This workshop will provide information about definitions of the Perkins Core Indicators and will assist participants in understanding the path from student enrollment to Core Indicator achievement. Through examination of local data, participants will have the opportunity to practice applying that knowledge to their college, so that they can plan to maximize student success and college achievement of Perkins Core Indicators. Participants will complete Perkins Plan Form 1 Accountability Data Snapshot Worksheet.

Attendees should be new CTE staff with two years or less experience with PODS CTE Performance Data.

Time and Location:

April 20     12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Lincoln Land Community College
Sangamon Hall, Room 2309
5250 Shepherd Road, P.O. Box 19256
Springfield, IL 62794-9256

You can register at the following link:
Registration Page

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Effective Strategies for Team Teachers

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Join this panel discussion in which experienced team teachers will share their experiences and answer your questions. The discussion will cover topics that can assist in the implementation of a team teaching model or be used to help you overcome difficulties you have encountered in your ICAPS program. In this webinar we will also share some useful resources for team teachers.

May 3 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

To register please visit the link below:

Registration Page

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